All roads today lead to Miatta Conference Hall, Youyi Building, Brookfields Freetown, where President Julius Maada Bio shall officially launch his Free Education Policy, marking the official start of the process.
Earlier, school children and other stakeholders including Ministry of Education authorities, Sierra Leone Teachers’ Union, NGOs dealing in education, among many others will take part in a march starting from the Cotton Tree to end at the Miatta Conference Centre.
A two-day national stakeholders’ workshop took place to discuss the way forward for the implementation of comprehensive sexuality education in Sierra Leone.
The national workshop, which brought together key stakeholders from across the country, was organized by the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education and UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.
Ombudsman of Sierra Leone, Melron Nicol-Wilson has highlighted his achievements during his first year in office. According to a recent report, when he took up office as Ombudsman in May 2017, he inherited 300 backlog cases from his predecessor. This coupled with the 305 complaints brought the total number of cases he handled in 2017 to 605.
Sierra Leone international model, philanthropist and actress, Naomi Iye Kargbo based in Istanbul, Turkey will be representing Sierra Leone in this year’s Rainbow of the World Beauty Pageant to be hosted in Albania.
In an interview with AYV, she stated among many other things how she came to be Sierra Leone’s representative at such an important international event.